[LinuxBIOS] IT8718F support.

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Aug 30 14:41:04 CEST 2006


On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 11:57:48AM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> First it depends on the config file.  If the device is not enabled in
> the config file then don't turn it on.  Com 1 being the exception..

Hm, I currently just turn on every supported Super IO device (FDC, Com1,
Com2, PP, etc. etc.) in the ITE code.
Should I check for some variables/#defines in the code and only
conditionally enable them? If so, how do I do that?
Or shall I simply continue to enable everything as you state below?

> Generally though for superIO stuff if the kernel can find it then it
> can init it so just turning on the device so the base address shows up
> should be enough.

Uwe Hermann 
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